Like a House on Fire by Lauren McBrayer

Like a House on Fire

Lauren McBrayer

320 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

What would you do if you found the spark that made you feel whole again?After twelve years of marriage and two kids, Merit has begun to feel like a stranger in her own life. She loves her husband and sons, but she desperately needs something more ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 687 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
reflective 59%
hopeful 33%
challenging 20%
funny 19%
sad 18%
tense 11%
inspiring 9%
lighthearted 8%
adventurous 6%
dark 3%
informative 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 70%
fast 18%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.92

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